Popular Nigerian music producer, Ayorinde Faboro better known as Dr Frabz is dead, Naija News reports.
Confirming the death of the prolific music producer on social media, his colleague, Samklef said Dr Frabz died in Maryland, USA. He also eulogise the producer for his great works during his lifetime.
He wrote, “Rip legend! Ayo (dr Frabz) We spoke 2 weeks ago u asked how is Houston treating me? I came to Maryland yesterday only for me to hear that u are no more today. What a sad day! A brother is gone! another producer is gone! RIP!”
According to a tweet by popular singer Nikki Laoye, the music producer was shot.
She wrote, “Oh my God persevering face… My dear brother, Dr Frabz @DoktaFrabz… This is such terrible news. Just heard that he was shot… Who did this? I am so pained right now. What kind of news is this ehn?”
Ever since the announcement of his death, other Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media to offer their condolence.
Dr Frabz was from is from Ekiti state. He started music at the age of six when he started playing the piano. He started music as a profession in 2006 with the moniker Dr Frabz which stands for Doctor of Flavour, Rhythm and Blues. After creating N’sayne Entertainment he has worked with several music stars such as Naeto C, Davido, Dagrin, YQ, Shank, Omawumi and others.
Frabz during his life produced hit songs like Dagrin’s “Thank God”, WizKid’s “Bombay”, and “Joy”.